Visit the highlights of the cities of Lima and Cuzco. Explore the history and architecture whilst experiencing the wonderful food along the way. From exploring the wonderful town of Lima to exploring the history of Machu Pichu, this is the best way to explore Peru.
When you arrive into Lima you will be greeted and met by a representative holding a sign with your name. You will then be taken to your hotel within the city for the night with a complimentary private transfer.
The following day you will have breakfast in the hotel, and the rest of the morning will see you explore the city and museums within Lima on a guided tour. Being the capital of Peru, there is much to explore and plenty culture to take in. A metropolitan city of 10 million Peruvians is perfect for sampling the famed national cuisine, with its vast base of ingredients and spices. Included on your tour is entrance to the Cathedral and entrance to the San Francisco convent.
One of the best museums to visit, the Larco Museum, is also included in the tour. The museum is an excellent chronicle of Peruvian history dating back 5,000 years.
Entrance to all mentioned services, lunch, and the hotel breakfast are all also included.
Stay again in Lima in your hotel.
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to the airport and board a short flight to Cusco to check into your hotel for 3 nights. On arrival, you will be taken on a tour of the city and its surroundings. Cuzco is a beautiful city to explore, with wonderful ancient stonework, narrow streets and important Inca temple remains, complemented by Spanish colonial buildings. The guide will tell you everything there is to know about the history of this unique place as you visit the magical sites. You will find yourself in amazement as you wander the streets of what was once the capital of the Incan Empire.
After exploring the city, the sites of Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Puca Pucara, Qenko Amphitheater, and Tambomachay all await to transport you through time. These ancient ruins have a unique history and one which has been preserved impeccably.
The guide, transfers, entrance fees and a bottle of water are all included however transferring flights are the customer’s responsibility. After staying the night in Cusco, the following day will be exploring the Sacred Valley on a full-day tour. The Sacred Valley is a luscious agricultural region which has a history of supplying crops, fruits and plants, a history which is carries on today.
On the you start of the next morning you will embark on a full-day tour, with visiting the Pisac Andean market, where thousands of people from the region come to sell and/or buy agricultural products and handicrafts. It is an interesting experience offering you new insights in the cultural of this region and, of course, you also have time to do some shopping!
After lunch, spend the afternoon exploring ruins such as the Ollantaytambo Ruins, or one of the best preserved sites of this area is Hanan Huacaypata. The tour ends at Chinchero, a special village, and then you will be taken back to Cusco to stay the night. Your tour, as well as transportation, are included.
A once in a lifetime, incredible experience, the The Belmond Hiram Bingham train will take you on unforgettable journey through the Andes.
From Poroy to Machu Pichu
Train time: 9:05hrs – 12:24hrs
Start your journey with a welcome cocktail, and then make use of any of the facilities onboard during the journey. Within the journey, there are a number of round trip services. A welcome show aboard with typical dances of the region, a Bar Car with the best Peruvian cocktails, gourmet lunch on board, and an Observatory Car to enjoy the scenery of the route.
From Machu Pichu to Poroy
Train time: 17:50hrs – 21:16hrs
Included in the price for the day is your transfers, an English speaking guide, dinner, entrance fees, and train ticket.
You will return to Cusco once more to stay in the same hotel booked from the night before.
The final day will see you depart Cusco in a private transfer in time for your departing flight from Jorge Chavez International Airport.